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1956 Chicago Cubs  (1955)  (1957)
78-76, 5th in National League
Scored 715 runs, Allowed 640 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 85-69
Defensive Efficiency Rating: .724
Park Factor: Batting - 98 / Pitching - 98 (over 100 favors batters)
Pyth2 W-L: 78-76   (What is this?)

Actual W-L record in MLB: 60-94
Manager(s): Alan Boodman

Team Batting (ordered by runs created)    Glossary        Team Schedule and Splits            Photos
 Pos Player               Ag   G   AB    R    H   2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS  BB   SO    BA   OBP   SLG   RC  RC/27  Defense  Diff
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
 SS  Ernie Banks          25  148  588   94  188  36  12  30  102  17  14   40   77  .320  .362  .575  112   7.1  2e30       50  
 OF *Gus Bell             27  154  612   95  160  33   4  33  110   2   2   51   57  .261  .320  .490   91   5.2  2(-2)e6   -38  
 OF *Walt Moryn           30  151  550   78  149  19   2  20   77   2   0   61   75  .271  .351  .422   83   5.5  3(-1)e6   -53  
 OF *Jim Rivera           33  126  482   87  128  20   2  21   50  20   1   44   63  .266  .333  .446   76   5.7  2(-3)e8    62  
 2B  Gene Baker           31  141  577   69  142  20   8  16   65   1   1   32   57  .246  .289  .392   64   3.7  3e30       -5  
 1B *Bill White           22  141  466   73  103  21   5  17   52  11   2   49   79  .221  .309  .397   59   4.2  2e18      -74  
 C  *Smoky Burgess        29   88  230   27   65  14   1  16   40   0   0   16   17  .283  .329  .561   41   6.6  4(+1)e1    68  
 3B  Ted Lepcio           25   90  301   38   73   5   0  13   35   0   3   23   72  .243  .302  .389   35   4.0  4e16      -99  
 3B  Randy Jackson        30  115  290   33   69  16   3   3   30   1   0   30   43  .238  .319  .345   31   3.7  3e5      -116  
 C  *Frank House          26  100  249   26   60   4   1  13   47   1   0   15   24  .241  .291  .422   29   4.0  3(0)e7     58  
 OF  Hank Sauer           39   71  147   18   48   3   0   2    8   0   0   26   32  .327  .438  .388   28   7.5  4(0)e4     -1  
 1B  Monte Irvin          37   48  121   16   32   6   2   2   12   1   0   15   16  .264  .346  .397   16   4.6  4e25      -64  
 UT  Eddie Miksis         29   57  117   17   23   2   0   2   10   0   0   10   17  .197  .262  .265    9   2.3           -136  
 C   Harry Chiti          23   45  115    8   20   3   2   2   15   0   0    6   24  .174  .228  .287    5   1.5  4(+2)e9  -107  
 1B  Ron Jackson          22   11   22    0    7   2   0   0    6   0   0    4    5  .318  .407  .409    4   7.3  4e18      162  
 UT  Billy Hunter         28   55   67    8   16   3   1   0    4   0   0    2    6  .239  .257  .313    4   1.9           -155  
 1B  Rudy Regalado        26    8   13    2    2   1   0   0    1   0   0    1    0  .154  .214  .231    0   1.7  4e25     -118  
 OF *Frank Baumholtz      37    1    3    0    1   0   0   0    1   0   0    0    0  .333  .250  .333    0   3.4  4(+2)e12    4  
 1B  Frank Kellert        32    3    3    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    2  .000  .000  .000    0    .0  4e15     -571  
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
             Average age: 28                                                                           694                  -22

     * - bats left-handed, # - switch hits, otherwise bats right-handed

Team Pitching   Glossary

     Player               Ag  W   L   Pct   G   GS  CG  GF  SV  BS SHO   IP     H    R   ER   HR  BB   SO   ERA   RC  RC/27  OPS
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
  P  Dick Donovan         28  16   9  .640  36  29  13   6   0   0   2  237.1  223   81   75  26   42  105  2.84   96   3.7  -16  
  P  Bob Rush             30  15   9  .625  32  31   6   1   1   0   1  233.2  187   94   79  27   54  115  3.04   82   3.1  -40  
  P  Camilo Pascual       22   9   5  .643  48  13   0  12   1   1   0  140.1  142   89   82  23   61  113  5.26   88   5.7  -41  
  P  Don Kaiser           21   7   2  .778  20  18   0   1   0   2   0  117.2   99   43   39  11   28   64  2.98   45   3.5  -64  
  P  Jim Brosnan          26   6   9  .400  60   4   0  24   5   5   0   96.0  107   48   47   8   51   58  4.41   59   5.6   40  
  P  Bob Chakales         28   5   4  .556  64   0   0  45  22   6   0   93.1   89   35   33   2   52   28  3.18   40   4.0  -56  
  P  Hal Jeffcoat         31   5   8  .385  43  13   1  16   2   2   0  120.2  137   68   56  10   38   41  4.18   60   4.5  -43  
  P *Jim Davis            31   5   8  .385  23  10   0   7   1   1   0   80.1   75   48   42   8   58   53  4.71   45   5.0  -14  
  P  Cal McLish           30   5   8  .385  29  13   1  11   5   0   0  100.1  103   54   50  13   39   41  4.49   56   5.0  -15  
  P  Jim Hughes           33   4  12  .250  31  19   1   4   0   0   0  130.2  103   57   51  18   53   78  3.51   53   3.7 -112  
  P *Morrie Martin        33   1   0 1.000   9   1   0   2   0   0   0   13.1   17    7    7   2    4    6  4.73    9   6.3   11  
  P *Paul Minner          32   0   1  .000   3   3   0   0   0   0   0   11.0   18    9    9   2    3    1  7.36   13  12.5  146  
  P *Bob Miller           20   0   1  .000  12   0   0   3   0   0   0   13.1   13    7    7   2    6    7  4.73    6   4.5 -143  
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
             Average age: 28                                                                                      659        -36

     * - throws left-handed, otherwise throws right-handed


Team Fielding   (completed seasons only)
 An asterisk after a player's name means his fielding stats are for multiple teams.

 Catchers              Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP  OSB OCS
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---
 Frank House           593  61  89  331   24   3   1  .992  18  14
 Smoky Burgess         498  58  70  292   17   1   1  .997  18  11
 Harry Chiti           297  35  42  178   19   5   2  .975  19  13
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---

First Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Bill White 1104 121 129 1128 73 11 110 .991 9.79 Monte Irvin 213 25 25 212 14 1 19 .996 9.55 Ron Jackson 47 6 6 42 3 0 3 1.000 8.62 Rudy Regalado 22 2 3 21 0 0 4 1.000 8.46 Frank Kellert 2 0 1 2 1 0 1 1.000 16.20 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Second Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Gene Baker 1267 141 141 426 343 21 94 .973 5.46 Eddie Miksis 106 11 16 35 28 1 9 .984 5.33 Ted Lepcio 15 2 2 6 2 1 2 .889 4.80 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Third Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Randy Jackson 731 77 100 62 185 1 23 .996 3.04 Ted Lepcio 603 72 72 70 119 13 15 .936 2.82 Eddie Miksis 28 3 4 3 8 0 2 1.000 3.49 Billy Hunter 26 2 6 6 9 1 0 .938 5.13 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Shortstop Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Ernie Banks 1314 147 148 261 512 18 79 .977 5.30 Eddie Miksis 45 4 6 6 27 1 4 .971 6.60 Billy Hunter 29 3 4 4 17 1 1 .955 6.44 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

 Left Field            Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP    RF
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----
 Jim Rivera           1013 112 117  213    7   4   0  .982  1.95
 Hank Sauer            291  34  37   49    2   1   1  .981  1.58
 Eddie Miksis           61   6  13    9    1   0   0 1.000  1.48
 Monte Irvin            23   2   6    4    0   0   0 1.000  1.57
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Center Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Gus Bell 1382 153 154 453 15 4 1 .992 3.05 Eddie Miksis 6 1 1 2 0 0 0 1.000 3.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Right Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Walt Moryn 1345 150 150 286 13 8 3 .974 2.00 Hank Sauer 15 1 3 2 0 0 0 1.000 1.23 Jim Rivera 11 1 2 3 1 1 0 .800 3.27 Eddie Miksis 9 1 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 Frank Baumholtz 8 1 1 2 0 2 0 .500 2.25 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

1956 Draft


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